One day after winning her second-consecutive Big South Conference Choice Hotels Player of the Week distinction, Liberty sophomore setter Kallie Corbin has garnered another piece of hardware. She has been tabbed the Collegiate Volleyball Update (CVU.com) National Player of the Week, for Oct. 22 through Oct. 28.
Oct 30, 2007
The Liberty volleyball team, who punctuated a 3-0 week by snapping Winthrop's 63-match Big South winning streak Saturday, boasts both conference award winners for the second-straight week. Setter Kallie Corbin repeated as Big South Conference Choice Hotels Player of the Week, while right-side hitter Nicki Scripko garnered her fourth-consecutive Big South Conference New Balance Freshman of the Week distinction, the league announced today.
Oct 29, 2007
For the first time since Nov. 14, 2003, the Winthrop volleyball team lost to a Big South foe, Saturday evening at the Vines Center. Liberty recorded its 10th-straight 3-0 (33-31, 30-21, 30-21) sweep, to halt the Eagles' 63-match conference winning streak in front of the largest crowd in Big South volleyball history (1,583 fans).
Oct 27, 2007
Playing before its largest home crowd since Nov. 17, 2001 (822 fans), Friday evening at the Vines Center, the Liberty Lady Flames volleyball team defeated Big South rival High Point, 3-0 (30-19, 30-15, 30-24), stopping the Panthers' winning streak at 10 matches.
Oct 26, 2007
Ever since the calendar flipped to October, the Liberty volleyball team has forgotten what it feels like to lose. The Lady Flames (18-7, 7-1 Big South) have won eight-straight 3-0 matches this month, setting a new school record for consecutive sweeps. Liberty will be tested this weekend, though, when High Point and Winthrop, both riding extended winning streaks of their own, invade the Vines Center.
Oct 24, 2007
Three-time reigning Big South Freshman of the Week Nicki Scripko got Liberty's offense started by hitting .900 with nine kills in the opening game against Norfolk State, Tuesday evening at the Vines Center. The Lady Flames never slowed down, claiming their school-record eighth-consecutive 3-0 (30-11, 30-17, 30-14) sweep, and clinching win No. 50 of head coach Shane Pinder's career.
Oct 23, 2007
Not only has the Liberty volleyball team swept seven-consecutive matches by 3-0 scores, but the Lady Flames also swept both Big South Conference weekly honors this week. Sophomore setter Kallie Corbin took home her second Big South Choice Hotels Player of the Week honor this season, while right-side hitter Nicki Scripko earned the Big South New Balance Freshman of the Week award for the third-straight time.
Oct 22, 2007
For sophomore middle blocker Chelaine McCarty, timing is everything. She was looking to transfer from Auburn after her freshman year, when a timely phone call by Liberty head coach Shane Pinder convinced her to join the Lady Flames. Her play at the net this season has helped Liberty open the year at 17-7, its best record through 24 matches since the 1996 team started out 18-6.
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